OMO Promo sms fraud

Received sms:  Great prize! You have won R250,000.00. From OMO washing powder promo. Ref No: (OM100SA). Call Claim Agent on 0825938179, for your claim.

Report ID: 5388
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: Somerset West
Suburb: Somerset West
Address: 3 Protea Street
Crime Date/Time: 4 Jan 2014, 00:01 AM
Reported By: Username5388
Reported Date: 4 Jan 2014, 10:01 AM
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  • kevin Scott 8 May 2014, 09:54 AM

    Hello!!! South Africa your Rica Sim has won you R350,000.00 from OMO WASHING POWDER PROMO Ref no.OM147SA call this no.0218366795 for activation and claim. From 0724609232

  • Zanele17 15 Apr 2014, 10:25 AM

    Hello!!! South Africa your Rica Sim has won you R350,000.00 from OMO WASHING POWDER PROMO Ref no.OM147SA call this no.0218366795 for activation and claim.

  • Ros2 27 Mar 2014, 01:33 PM

    Just got this sms today say I had won R195 000 Ref no.OM22.

  • Barbara11 26 Mar 2014, 11:36 AM

    I also got the sms just a few minutes ago this is a disgrace why can there not be something done about this, as this is wasting time and effort and the number to call on the sms was 0734368793 and ask for Mr Desmond Joe

  • Rose9 19 Mar 2014, 02:00 PM

    Aww gee and they said I only won R235 000, not fair - also wanted R500 000 - lol

  • Susan24 14 Mar 2014, 11:10 AM

    I got this same sms - how are these people getting our cell phone numbers and why do we need to RICA our phones if these scams keep on happening?

  • Marc6 12 Mar 2014, 08:05 AM

    Just received the "Won 350,000" Omo sms on the 12/3/2014, really wish these people would just get a life :)

  • bulelwa 7 Mar 2014, 11:20 AM

    I just received this sms now.great prize you have won 500,0000.00 from Omo Promo....what is going on in this country fraud is increasing every day?who is doing what about this thing?they told us to Rica our sim cards and now we've been defrouding.I think this has to do with the Rica company.because they do nothing about it.I am sick and tired of this,we are not safe here in our own country.

  • Ms Kay 3 Mar 2014, 01:52 PM

    i got an sms today saying i had won when i phoned the man's accent is not a South African. He told me to load an mtn R180 airtime so that he can activate my ref number of which the ref number he gave me is (SSP66)he got angry when i started asking questions & he told me to do as he says t

  • Trix 27 Feb 2014, 09:07 AM

    I received a sms: Congratulations your Rica Sim have won R350 000 in the Omo 2014 Promo. Ref OMO05014ZA. To claim your prize contact 0826961508. Sms send from 0764490032. All sim cards are rica'd. They should be traced and charged?

  • Sammy Mashamba 10 Feb 2014, 09:17 AM

    Just received this. 10 Feb 2014: Congratulations! (Your Rica Sim) have won R350,000.00 in the (OMO2014PROMO) REF NO.(OM051013ZA).Call 082 696 1508 to claim. Where are these scumbags getting our numbers from if not via RICA employees?

  • millicent2 28 Jan 2014, 12:50 PM

    I just received this e-mail telling me that I have won R250.000 when I call the number they did answer what Rica doing about this matter of scam

  • nikita3 21 Jan 2014, 08:29 AM

    Just received this. 21 Jan: Congratulations! (Your Rica Sim) have won you R350,000.00 in the (OMO2014PROMO) REF NO.(OM147SA).Call 0218366795 for activation & claim.

  • Willem Le Roux 9 Jan 2014, 09:37 AM

    also received an sms yesterday 08 Jan 2012, i have won R 350 000.00 and to phone 0218366795 for claim and activation.

  • Nicolene van der Merwe 7 Jan 2014, 08:04 AM

    Also got this sms!! Sooo over it!!! These people should be stopped, but who is doing something about it?????

  • Revona Abrams 4 Jan 2014, 08:03 PM

    Great Prize!!You have won R250,000 from OMO (REF NUMBER:246)contact claims department on 0721463940 for your claim,visit I didn't phone but was tempted to reply via SMS that I've traced the cellphone location!!! Stupid Nigerians should be named & shamed. It's amazing how easily they can get cell numbers too run these scams and why the hell is RICA not protecting our privacy. I'm super pissed off:-/

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